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Las Vegas: 2-Hour Guided Segway Tour

1. Las Vegas: 2-Hour Guided Segway Tour

A tour perfect for beginners which includes the history of the “old” Fremont Street area, with stories of the “original” strip. You can see where the casinos started in Las Vegas, see where the World Series of Poker began, as well as where Wayne Newton got his Vegas start. You will also be able to check out the world’s largest intact gold nugget. Your tour will also roll through Pawn Stars, The famous History Channel T.V. show, as well as Container Park, a very unique area where everything is made from shipping containers. You will experience different shops and eateries, try a sample of some of the best jerky in Vegas and check out the giant “praying mantis” that use to be a part of Burning Man Later on in the tour, you will discover how Fremont Street is being brought back to life through the arts and music programs, where artist from all over the world have come out to paint these beautiful murals on some of the older buildings in the city.

Las Vegas: Downtown Guided Food & Walking Tour

2. Las Vegas: Downtown Guided Food & Walking Tour

Take a thrilling food tour of Downtown Las Vegas, and learn how the area has gone uptown in a big way! Pulsing with energy, Downtown Las Vegas has been transformed into the city’s most exciting food scene, with chef-driven restaurants rich in personality and flavor. Experience a side of Vegas that keeps it real with distinctive urban character. Expert food guides will provide an insider’s view of the area’s past, present and future. Take in significant landmarks, and enjoy signature dishes at the most exciting neighborhood restaurants, many devoted to farm-to-table and artisanal-crafted fare. Get escorted right to the best table at nationally-acclaimed Carson Kitchen. Founded by the late-great Kerry Simon, who was famed as the celebrity “rock ‘n’ roll’’ chef, it sports an open kitchen to catch all the action up close and personal, as you enjoy classic Americana dishes that have been elevated with the freshest ingredients and modern twists. At Therapy, get rejuvenated as you’re escorted right to the special chef’s table at this buzzy new restaurant recently highlighted on the Travel Channel. The former 99-cent store has been transformed into an industrial-chic destination. It’s the perfect backdrop for indulging in contemporary comfort food, including Devil’s on Horseback reinterpreted with bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with truffled goat cheese; signature baked ricotta gnudi finished with truffled fig jam and roasted almonds; and chicken and Red Velvet waffle sliders, an original creation featured on the Travel Channel’s “Food Paradise.’’ At 7th & Carson, the hearth oven is the heart of this distinguished neighborhood restaurant. It’s used for almost everything on the menu, from baking flatbreads to roasting stocks to finishing desserts. Helmed by a veteran chef who has cooked at a number of high-profile restaurants on the Strip, 7th & Carson exemplifies hyper-seasonal cooking that showcases fresh ingredients. With artsy tiled tables, and a brick-lined patio full of greenery, this is a restaurant made for lingering. No wonder it was named “New Restaurant of the Year’’ by the Nevada Restaurant Association in 2018. Amble through the unique Container Park, a must-stop, where shipping containers have been converted into bustling restaurants, boutiques selling locally-made goods, and a spirited venue for free live music. In between bites, quench your thirst at the clandestine Downtown Cocktail Room, which Food & Wine singled out as one of its 'Best Cocktails Bars in the U.S.'. With the feel of an urbane New York speakeasy, DCR was Vegas’ first craft cocktail bar. It boasts 51 seasonal menus with some of the most creative hand-crafted cocktails around. Guests will receive a choice of a signature cocktail, red or white wine, local beer or soft drink. Join the ultimate downtown excursion that’s guaranteed to expand your culinary horizons and tantalize your taste buds. 

Downtown Las Vegas: Fremont Street Pop Culture Walking Tour

3. Downtown Las Vegas: Fremont Street Pop Culture Walking Tour

Explore historic Downtown Las Vegas with this 90-minute guided walking tour through some of Vegas' most iconic locations. Spend the afternoon with your knowledgeable guide as you follow in the footsteps of legends. Trek through 10 blocks of living history on the famous Fremont Street. Learn about how Las Vegas transformed into a desert town into the Vegas of today. Marvel at the glitz of great neon signs such as Vegas' legendary Vegas Vic! Don't forget your camera as you pass iconic landmarks. See where Frank Sinatra once performed, the casino once owned by famed mobster Bugsy Seigel, the first ever pawn shop in Vegas, the birthplace of the World Series of Poker, and the hotel made famous in Back to the Future. Enjoy hidden gems off the beaten track. End your journey in Downtown's newest neighborhood. Enjoy eclectic restaurants, bars, art, and entertainment before toasting to Vegas with a complimentary cocktail or beverage.

Las Vegas: Downtown Vegas and Fremont Street Walking Tour

4. Las Vegas: Downtown Vegas and Fremont Street Walking Tour

Dig into Las Vegas' past or present on this downtown walking tour of the city. Follow your guide around Fremont Street, stop by a container park, see famous casinos along the Vegas strip, learn of infamous mobsters, and savor a local snack or drink. Start your tour outside Downtown Container Park, a square of stacked shipping containers housing a variety of small businesses, plus a jaw-dropping 3-story playground. Witness the changing downtown scene as your guide points out their favorite spots to eat, drink, and shop. Then, head out onto Fremont Street towards the bustling downtown area and see how Vegas maintains both the old and new. Along the way, notice numerous restored vintage signs symbolizing the city's past, something you should revisit once the sun goes down to see them lit up in all their grandeur. Move on to one of the oldest casino-hotels in Las Vegas which was home to one of the most notorious mob members of his time, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel. Learn how he was not just a mobster from the early 1900s, but a pivotal part of the development of Las Vegas. You may already be familiar with fictionalized versions of Bugsy and his contemporaries from the film "The Godfather". If you're interested in stories about organized crime here and throughout the United States, there's plenty more where that came from. Next, get ready for the real showstopper of the tour — the world's largest LED video screen showing trance-inducing displays both day and night. Underneath the kaleidoscopic canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, performers dance, sing, and entertain in ways you might not ever have imagined. It may be hard to tear yourself away from the captivating light show, but the tour continues along the main drag, passing by (and, if possible, popping inside) a few other significant casino-hotels. Some of these locales have been mob-connected, while others are famed for their food. As you explore the downtown streets, get your guide's recommendations on the best bars and eateries to check out during your stay. Finally, treat yourself to a refreshing drink or snack in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, from where you can continue watching the Fremont Street Experience.

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What people are saying about Downtown Container Park

Overall rating

4.1 / 5

based on 22 reviews

Segway tour was fun. My teenager daughters really enjoyed it. The guide was very knowledgeable of the area. It was a beautiful day to do the tour!

Tomas was an excellent guide and showed us many cool spots in Las Vegas! Super fun, high recommend

Our tour guide was knowledgeable about the sites on the ride & responsive to our groups needs

Sean was a terrific guide. Tour was fun and informative.

cool segway tour of downtown Vegas. tour guide was nice